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McCall's Housing Shortage Brings Big Challenges For Small Idaho Town After COVID-19

A server in a restaurant kitchen holds a tray of food sitting in red-and-white checkered papers.
Gustavo Sagrero
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During previous summers, My Father's Place was open late into the evening. But because of a worker shortage spurred by a severe lack of affordable housing in McCall, the burger joint is only open noon-5 p.m.

We’re spending today’s Idaho Matters in McCall, hearing from people about housing, work force shortages, affordability, transportation, lake water quality and much more. But we’ve barely scratched the surface of the stories in this much beloved and complex place.

Listen to hear more stories from you about McCall.

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Gustavo Sagrero
A cook works on order at My Father's Place in McCall. The business is a family-owned local restaurant near Payette Lake that's been around for decades. They serve burgers, fries, shakes and more.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!